How introverts can get the best out of social situations

I’ve always been shy and introverted, and it’s a gigantic pain in the arse. I’ve got better over the years, but the number of brain cycles I’ve wasted worrying about stupid things doesn’t bear thinking about. One thing I’ve always been good at, weirdly, is giving presentations. That’s why I wrote “Presentation Skills for Introverts” – which is free on Amazon today and tomorrow – to help my introverted brethren get up there and spread their ideas. In the course of writing the book though, I realised that it’s possible…

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How can digital nomads find love?

A few people have remarked to us recently how lucky we are to both be into the digital nomad lifestyle. It might not seem like it when Mish is picking at her feet or I’m burping the national anthem, but it’s true – travel can get very lonely on your own, and it’s awesome being able to share the experience with your best friend. But if you’re a digital nomad, how do you find a partner? It’s not like you’re going to meet someone at work or keep bumping into…

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Why isolation might be holding you back

Spending 22.5 hours a day in each other’s company has, believe it or not, some drawbacks. For one, we’ve developed our own semi-telepathetic language. Which is kind of cool, but makes it all the harder to get out and talk to other people. Especially when we’re in places where we need to go out and make new friends rather than fall back on familiar relationships. This isolation is a problem for all digital nomads, and couples in particular – there’s just not enough of an incentive to get out there…

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